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Monterey, CA (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 George Keremedjiev, Director of the American Computer & Robotics Museum, announced that this year’s recipient
Nonhuman primates preferred African, Indian tunes over strong beats typical of Western music
Darwin, who was the first to posit that all life on Earth descended from common ancestors, made it his life work to study the evolutionary traits of living things around the world. His 1859 book ‘On the Origin of Species,’ which was published on his birthday, was the basis of scientific understanding of evolution.
More than 180 years later on Darwin's birthday, February 12, scientists name after him a long lost but new to science beetle genus and species from this collection.
Famed scientist Jane Goodall, best known for her 54-year study of chimpanzees, has lent her support to Dr.
Charles Darwin is known primarily for his revolutionary theories on evolution and natural selection, but a series of soon-to-be-published letters show a personal, caring and emotional side of the iconic and controversial English naturalist.
Scientists use conditional training to get honeybees to follow simple commands, such as sticking their tongues out when their antennae touch objects.
Ethology, a sub-topic of zoology, is the study of animal behavior that focuses on behavior in natural settings, as opposed to behaviourism, which focuses on the behavior of animals in laboratory settings. The term “ethology” is based off the Greek word ethos, which means character. It was first made popular in 1902 by William Morton Wheeler, an American myrmecologist, but the term was actually suggested by John Stuart Mill in 1843 for use in associationistic psychology. Ethology can also...
- Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.